Landscape architect Brian Ott, cofounder of Nudge Design, on how landscape architecture is evolving in urban environments, the connection between our health and the outdoors, and the importance of water management in modern landscape design.
Texas Energy Topics, Part Two. Paul Hobby of Genesis Park LP continues our conversation about the Texas electricity market structure, the future of energy prices, and why low natural gas prices may do more for wind and solar power adoption today than renewable energy subsidies.
All Things Energy – A Houston Perspective. In the first of two episodes, Paul Hobby chats with us about his investment company Genesis Park LP, Houston’s future as the Engineering (not just Energy) Capital of the World, and innovation at the intersection between water and energy.
Growing Green Spaces in Urban Centers. Beth Carroll chats with us about the award-winning, sustainable bathrooms along the Butler Trail on Lady Bird Lake, the Boardwalk that has become an integral part of downtown Austin, and the 15 projects The Trail Foundation is taking on for its 15th anniversary.
Sustainability, Community, and the Future of Cars. Will Hardeman of Continental Auto Group chats with us about growing up in the family business, how the company approaches sustainability and community, and his perspective about big-picture trends in the automotive industry.
Hunter Brown shares how Brown Distributing Company, a family-owned market-leading beverage distributor is lowering costs and helping to protect the environment with LED lighting, solar power, comprehensive recycling programs, and fleet management.
Erik Norwood, CURB Founder & CEO, and Zack Embry, Sales & Business Development, join us to explain how easy it is to make your house a smart home with this unique home energy intelligence solution that empowers homeowners to understand and control your energy usage. They explain how energy efficiency intersects with solar panels and talk about they are shifting focus from monitoring to control through their partnerships with ABC Home & Commercial Services and Schneider Electric.
Rance Clouse, CEO of Capsa Ventures, is continuously raising the bar on sustainability in the building and development industry. He shares news from the frontier of green building and talks with us about his latest mixed-use project in East Austin (Fourth &).
John Dromgoole returns to the show to tell us what’s in season now, help us explore the sustainability and energy efficiency of various plants, and explain what's up with the solar cashier at The Natural Gardener.
Reagan Redfern explains the energy efficiency and green retrofit projects he has initiated on his two office buildings in West Lake Hills, including a white reflective roof, solar panels, LED lighting, upgraded HVAC, smart thermostats, and a well system for irrigation.
Homegrown organic gardening legend John Dromgoole stops by Texas Energy Lab to discuss the spirituality of sustainability, the simplicity of organic gardening success, and what you can discover at The Natural Gardener in Austin.
Bobby Jenkins, the CEO of ABC Home and Commercial Services, has been an Austin business leader for 35 years. He joins hosts Kyle Frazier and Sherren Harter to talk about the importance of family – not only at home but also in his business and in the community.
Charlie Hemmeline, Executive Director of the Texas Solar Power Association, discusses the current state of the solar energy industry in the Lone Star State, policy and politics, and what the future may hold for Texas solar.